The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.54% 7.64% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.76% 34.43% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 3
Median daily rate £408 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £393 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
SQL Server
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 61 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.85% 22.18% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 21
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 16 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (28.26%) Power BI
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (26.09%) VMware
8 12 (26.09%) Dell
8 12 (26.09%) Boomi
8 12 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (23.91%) ETL
9 11 (23.91%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) JSON
10 10 (21.74%) Java
11 9 (19.57%) Oracle
11 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
11 9 (19.57%) SDLC
11 9 (19.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.39%) C#

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
1 9 (19.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (10.87%) SAS
3 4 (8.70%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) CMS
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.35%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Boomi
2 5 (10.87%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DMZ
1 3 (6.52%) Extranet
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Power BI
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (6.52%) OLAP
9 3 (6.52%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
11 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.17%) MySQL
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) JUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Cobertura
3 4 (8.70%) JBehave
3 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Gradle
4 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Integration Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) SSIS Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Support
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Architect
8 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
1 11 (23.91%) JSON
2 8 (17.39%) XML
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.22%) jQuery
4 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) JPA
4 6 (13.04%) Spring
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) Ajax
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) HTML5
5 5 (10.87%) XSLT
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.70%) Java EE
6 4 (8.70%) JDBC
6 4 (8.70%) LINQ
6 4 (8.70%) SOAP
6 4 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (23.91%) ETL
6 9 (19.57%) SDLC
6 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.22%) BDD
7 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.22%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.04%) MVC
8 6 (13.04%) SOA
9 5 (10.87%) Database Optimisation
9 5 (10.87%) OO
9 5 (10.87%) TDD
10 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) VBScript
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Dell
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) SAP
5 4 (8.70%) hybris
5 4 (8.70%) Teradata
6 3 (6.52%) Twitter
7 2 (4.35%) Cognos
7 2 (4.35%) Perforce